Successfully "potty training" your child can be an intimidating task. Luckily, the Monti Kids Learning Team has some tips and tricks to navigate the Montessori toilet learning process with minimal drama!
Nicole Kavanaugh of Minnesota is the mother of three with a baby due in September. Nicole is kicking off our Day in the Life series. She walks us through her toddler Gus’ day, and how she applies the Montessori method at home.
The Montessori method is full of insights into parenting, teaching, and learning. Here is a Montessori glossary to help you get familiar with this brilliant and proven educational methodology.
Why does my toddler keep throwing things? If you are a parent of a toddler, this question has likely come up! Here are a few things to keep in mind about your little one’s new fascination with tossing everything in sight:
Montessori comes in all shapes, sizes, colors, cultures, and spaces. That’s the magic of the Montessori method: it rests on following your unique child and her needs and interests. This month, Monti Kids is celebrating Montessori playspaces from far and wide.
I’m often blown away when talking to the mothers in our community by how selfless and dedicated you are to your children. My Mother’s Day wish for all of us is that we don’t just take one day to pamper ourselves but that we consistently treat ourselves with as much kindness and compassion as we give our children.
Today is National Teachers Day, a wonderful reason to celebrate the incredible educators that shape our world. We spoke with the Monti Kids Learning Team about Montessori, favorite teachers, and their path to education.
There are so many incredible options out there if you want to read more about Montessori and early childhood development. Here are 7 favorite books, curated by the Monti Kids Learning Team, that can help you do it right from home. These are Montessori classics that you will love, covering everything from Montessori theory to practical tips on raising a toddler.
Play is a universal need – even for adults. While many of us know how important it is for our children to play, we may forget to make time for play in our own lives. As Brian Sutton-Smith said, “The opposite of play is not work, it is depression.”
Pets are beloved members of our home and school communities, a great opportunity for science and language learning, and a chance for your little one to develop the ability to care for something that they love.